CWC Energy Services Corp. Announces Issuance of Stock Options

CALGARY, March 11, 2016 /CNW/ - (TSXV: CWC) CWC Energy Services Corp. ("CWC" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved the granting of 3,700,000 stock options of the Company on March 11, 2016 to certain officers and employees of the Company.  The stock options have an exercise price of $0.175 per common share and expire five years from the date of grant with one-third vesting on each of the first, second and third anniversaries from the date of grant.  After this stock option grant, the Company has 18,100,000 stock options and 2,280,001 restricted share units outstanding.

About CWC Energy Services Corp.

CWC Energy Services Corp. is a premier contract drilling and well servicing company operating in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin with a complementary suite of oilfield services including drilling rigs, service rigs, and coil tubing. The Company's corporate office is located in Calgary, Alberta, with operational locations in Nisku, Grande Prairie, Slave Lake, Red Deer, Drayton Valley, Lloydminster, Provost, and Brooks, Alberta. The Company's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "CWC".

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This news release contains certain forward-looking information and statements within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation.  Certain statements contained in this news release may contain such words as "anticipate", "could", "continue", "should", "seek", "may", "intend", "likely", "plan", "estimate", "believe", "expect", "will", "objective", "ongoing", "project" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking information or statements. In particular, this news release contains forward-looking statements including management's assessment of future plans and operations, planned levels of capital expenditures, expectations as to activity levels, expectations on the sustainability of future cash flow and earnings and the ability to pay dividends, expectations with respect to oil and natural gas prices, activity levels in various areas, continuing focus on cost saving measures, expectations regarding the level and type of drilling and production and related drilling and well services activity in the WCSB, expectations regarding entering into long term drilling contracts and expanding its customer base, expectations with respect to the potential relaxation of financial covenants in the Company's credit facility, the timing for the filing of the Financial Statements and MD&A and expectations regarding the business, operations and revenue of the Company in addition to general economic conditions.  Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which such forward-looking information and statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking information and statements because the Company can give no assurances that they will prove to be correct.  Since forward-looking information and statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties.  Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks.  These include, but are not limited to, the risks associated with the drilling and oilfield services sector (ie. demand, pricing and terms for oilfield drilling and services; current and expected oil and gas prices; exploration and development costs and delays; reserves discovery and decline rates; pipeline and transportation capacity; weather, health, safety and environmental risks), integration of acquisitions, competition, and uncertainties resulting from potential delays or changes in plans with respect to acquisitions, development projects or capital expenditures and changes in legislation, including but not limited to tax laws, royalties and environmental regulations, stock market volatility and the inability to access sufficient capital from external and internal sources and the inability to pay dividends.  Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements.  Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive.  Additional information on these and other factors that could affect the Company's financial results are included in reports on file with applicable securities regulatory authorities and may be accessed through SEDAR at www.sedar.com.  The forward-looking information and statements contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and the Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking information or statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws. Any forward-looking statements made previously may be inaccurate now.

SOURCE CWC Energy Services Corp.

For further information: CWC Energy Services Corp., 610, 205 - 5th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 2V7, Telephone: (403) 264-2177, Email: info@cwcenergyservices.com; Duncan T. Au, CPA, CA, CFA, President & Chief Executive Officer, Craig Flint, CPA, CA, Chief Financial Officer

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